Another day, another disappointment. And this time, a bald-faced lie. But finally, success. The first phone call is from Rachel at Cardholder Services. The techs were still out front and we were about to ask them to come back and disconnect us again.
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Further adventures in the service economy. But things may be looking up, finally I may have their attention.
Yesterday I complained bitterly about a separate forms package for Joomla. This one is a little easier, now that I know what to expect. Specifically, expect obfuscation and unnecessary steps.
At the risk of getting slammed by the programmers, I’m going to slam this software here. Really a poor implementation. Usability approaches zero. Can I score it with a negative number of stars on the Joomla Extensions Directory site? No, I can’t score it at all because their log-in system is broken.
We had an old TV antenna up on the chimney that we’d talked about getting down.
Post-Hurricane. For purchasing, gas, connectivity.
With limited access to phone and internet, it would be nice if it were easier to report an obvious problem like a downed cable via their web site. On the other hand, it only took about three minutes to get a person on the line.
One solution solves three problems. Secure IDs for legitimate voters. Massive outreach to be sure everyone that can be reached is registered. And the voting booth comes to you, so turnout is increased.
If you’re a super-admin, you won’t even see the problem; but administrators of individual blogs won’t have the menu item.
Playing around with Instagram filters a little.
Rolling out a WordPress installation with 1600 blogs and then running mass training sessions for them led us into some pretty rough waters. Here are some “tunings” we tried.
These are a couple of free photo-manipulation apps available on the Windows 8 Store. Click through for examples, compliments and of course snark.
I took it as a good opportunity to test the camera on my Nokia Lumia 900 phone.June’s “Wired” magazine gave it (the camera) a very high rating, so it’s worth an audition.
It is just a camera phone, so I’m aware that I’m nitpicking…
This year at The Job, many new students are getting the Samsung Series 7 Slate instead of a traditional laptop. Since we’re part of the training team for this new hardware, I’ve had one to play around with for the last few months. Here’s what I think.